Technical Editing for Knitting Patterns
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- Why you should stay in touch with your tech editor during testingTech editing is often completed before the pattern testing process begins. You design your pattern, you send it off to your editor, and once they’ve made all their edits, it’s ready to be sent off to testers, before finally being published. But just because the tech editing process is over doesn’t mean you should stopContinue reading “Why you should stay in touch with your tech editor during testing”
- Why the conversion rate from inches to cm is different in the knitting world than the real worldTypically when you need to convert inches to cm, you can just multiply the number of inches by 2.54 because that is the number of centimeters in a single inch. But if you follow this standard math rule in your knitting patterns, it’ll lead to some trouble. It’s an issue I’ve run across a lotContinue reading “Why the conversion rate from inches to cm is different in the knitting world than the real world”
- Things to think about when photographing your knitsI believe that photographs can be the most valuable asset in your marketing strategy for your knitting patterns. I know lots of designers say they wish they could spend time designing and less time having to market their designs, and having stunning photographs that draw people in is one way to cut down on thatContinue reading “Things to think about when photographing your knits”